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Old Theatre, Stamford

Description: Old Theatre

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 193760

OS Grid Reference: TF0311907077
OS Grid Coordinates: 503119, 307077
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6516, -0.4771

Locality: Stamford
Local Authority: South Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE9 2DL

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Listing Text

(South Side)
No 27A (Old Theatre)
TF 0307 1/276 22.5.54.
Lease of 1766. 2 storeys in ashlar. Rusticated quoins. Moulded modillion cornice
and parapet. Hipped old slate roof with arrow vane at peak. 5 windows, 4 with
shouldered stone surrounds and large triple keystones and moulded cills. C19 marginal
glazing. Centre window is round-headed with multiple keystone and cill on moulded
brackets. This window is raised above the level of the others on the lst floor,
Ground floor has 2 side doors of 6 panels recessed in plain stone surrounds with
triple keystones and chamfered Jambs. 2 windows in plain stone surrounds. Large
central doorcase with panelled pilasters and open pediment. Large semi-circular
fanlight over double doors of 6 panels, 'Gothic' glazing. Interior has been gutted
and building has been used as a club. It retains one very fine doorcase on the
inside of the main entrance. This is in Roman Ionic, with elaborate mouldings,
frieze and open modillion pediment.

Nos 27 to 40 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TF0314007051

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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